Office: 330 Herman Brown Hall

Office Hours: 2--3 PM, WF or By appointment

Math
365 - Number Theory

Instructor: Arindam Roy

Office: 330 Herman Brown Hall

Office Hours: 2--3 PM, WF or By appointment

Office: 330 Herman Brown Hall

Office Hours: 2--3 PM, WF or By appointment

**Textbook:** *An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers,* 5th ed. by Niven, Zuckerman and Montgomery.

**Basic Plan:** We will cover Chapters 1--4, and add some additional topics from Chapters 7 and 8 at the end as time permits. Our goal is to understanding properties of numbers depending mainly on the notion of divisibility. We will also cover some materials on continued fractions and prime numbers.

**Assignments:** There will be homework each week due on Monday in
class. You are allowed (and encouraged) to work with other students while
trying to understand the homework problems. However, the homework that you hand in should be your work alone. Late homework will not be accepted, but the lowest score will be dropped.

**Grading and Exams:** There will be two midterms and a final. The
midterm exams will be given on October 9th and on November
20th. The date of the final exam is yet to be determined
by the Registrarâ€™s Office. The formula for the course grade is roughly as
follows:
Homework (15%), Midterms (50%), Final (35%).

**Disability Support:** Any student with a documented disability seeking academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All such discussions will remain as confidential as possible. Students with disabilities will need to also contact Disability Support Services in the Allen Center.